Illinois: Joe Walsh Will Run in Less Favorable District to Protect Randy Hultgren

Joe Walsh
Joe Walsh by Gage Skidmore via Flickr

Conservative firebrand and tea party star Rep. Joe Walsh
said Thursday that he will run for re-election next year in a different
district so as to avoid a primary fight against a fellow Republican
congressman.

Walsh, who was elected to his first term last year in a district
north and west of Chicago, said he’ll run next year in the newly-drawn
8th District, which is closer to Chicago and covers areas more favorable
to Democrats than the one he currently represents. 

Chicago Tribune

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04:  U.S. Rep. Randy ...
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